[nas] libao support for NAS?

Jon Trulson jon at radscan.com
Mon Mar 25 19:25:57 MST 2002

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002, Paul Fox wrote:

> Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 14:09:34 -0500
> From: Paul Fox <pgf at foxharp.boston.ma.us>
> To: nas at radscan.com
> Subject: [nas] libao support for NAS?
> has anyone looked into doing a NAS plugin for libao, the vorbis
> audio library?  i'm frustrated that now that i have my mpg123
> NAS code working properly, there doesn't seem to be a good place
> to send the patches.  and i didn't realize mpg123 wasn't free software
> when i started.  i'm thinking of switching to mpg321, but it uses
> libao, and libao doesn't have NAS support (yet :-).

	mpg123 isn't free ?!?  When did this happen? And now
mpg321... What did I miss?!? ;-)  

	I looked up Vorbis (Ogg) with my trusty google - the vorbis
library seems to be a codec, so I wouldn't think you'd want NAS support in
there, but in the player using vorbis itself... Am I looking at the right


> it _does_ have ESD support, and apparently ESD can go remote.  has
> anyone compared esd and nas?

	I had *heard* it was a fairly simple library for playing samples,
and it had an endianess problem with remote hosts (non-intel).  This was
awhile ago so things may have changed.  How about Erik's libaudiooss?  
Wouldn't that work pretty well?  Or we could just add NAS support to
mpg321 (or whatever)...

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